Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Tag Archives: competition

French hotels sue Airbnb claiming ‘unfair competition’

PARIS: The main trade group for French hotels has sued the home-sharing giant Airbnb, accusing it of unfair competition by “knowingly violating” rules imposed as part of a crackdown in one of the US giant’s biggest markets. In the lawsuit seen by AFP on Tuesday, the UMIH hotel industry body ...

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Grab, Uber fined $13m for violating competition laws

SINGAPORE: The merger between ride-hailing firms Grab and Uber will not be unwound but they were fined a combined $13 million yesterday by Singapore’s competition watchdog, which said their union earlier this year had violated competition laws. Grab was fined about $6.4 million while Uber was fined about $6.58 million ...

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Starbucks, Alibaba’s forge coffee delivery tie-up in China

BEIJING: Starbucks Corp on Thursday launched a partnership with Alibaba Group’s Chinese food delivery platform Ele.me, in a move to shore up sales in its second-largest market and to battle aggressive competition from local coffee start-ups. Starbucks flagged in June that it was pursuing such a tie-up after reporting a ...

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Pakistan Army team wins Pace Sticking Competition in UK

LONDON: Pakistan Army team won the drill competition commonly known as All Arms and International Pace Sticking Competition held at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, UK on 14 June 2018. With as little time as two months for learning the drill exercise, the team from Pakistan Military Academy high kicked ...

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Level of competition in the PSL is very high, says Sangakkara

SHARJAH: The former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara, the leading run-scorer in the ongoing Pakistan Super League (PSL), on Sunday said that the “level of competition in the league is very high”. The former Sri Lankan skipper was talking to DawnNews in Sharjah. “Some of the best international players are ...

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Trump to unveil America First national security strategy

President Donald Trump is outlining a new national security strategy that refocuses the United States’ relationship with the rest of the world, essentially implementing his “America First” mantra on a global scale. It envisions nations in constant competition, reverses Obama-era warnings on climate change, and affirms that the United States ...

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Netflix Share Price Reaches All-Time High

LONDON: Netflix Inc.  NFLX reported third-quarter earnings after the market closed on Monday, sending shares higher after a record closing high. The company’s subscriber growth beat expectations as did revenue, though profit came in lighter than expected. Executives are expected to discuss recent price hikes and their effects in a later interview; past ...

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Aldi’s £10 gin is one of the world’s best, vote judges

Budget supermarket chain, Aldi, has scooped one of the most prestigious awards in the drink industry to win gold at the International Wine and Spirits Competition. The cut price Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin, which costs a modest £9.97, beat off stiff competition from expensive rivals such as Beefeater London ...

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British Pakistani Saliha wins Masterchef 2017

LONDON: Saliha Mahmood Ahmed wooed judges at the prestigious cookery competition Masterchef with her visually appealing and equally delicious platter in the final round to finally win the competition. The British-Pakistani, who is a medical doctor from Waterford, told media she has been cooking since 12 and has also won ...

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No competition with Rituparna Sengupta: Vidya Balan

MUMBAI: Vidya Balan has said that she does not have any competition with Rituparna Sengupta, who essayed the lead role of ‘Begum Jaan’ in the Bengali film titled “Rajkahini”. “I do not have any competition with Ritu didi. She is a dear friend and delivered a powerful performance as ‘Begum ...

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